Marilyn A. OlsonMarilyn A. Olson, wife of Roger, united in marriage August 20, 1955 and mother of Lynne (Glen) Olson-Rommesmo, Fargo; Heidi (Mike)Olson-Fitzgerald, Moorhead; Sara (Paul) Hanson, Alexandria; and, Mark (Sara) Olson, Walker. Grandchildren include Matt, Adam and Kate Fitzgerald; Jacob, Abby, Alyssa Hanson; Boysen and Palmer Olson; Daniel(Autumn) Rommesmo and Jennifer (Sascha) Rommesmo, and great grandchildren: Kimberly Rommesmo and Hadley Rommesmo.
She was the second of four children born to Bert and Alice (Haas) Olson at Baldwin, Wisconsin July 22nd, 1934. Nurtured and raised on a dairy farm. Education included a one room country school near Baldwin, WI and Baldwin HS. She graduated from UW Eau Claire fulfilling a dream of becoming a teacher. Marilyn taught public schools in Eau Claire, WI, St Paul, Gully and Moorhead, MN and Fargo, ND. While teaching at Probstfield Elementary in Moorhead, she was 'Moorhead Teacher of the Year 1981'. Marilyn was involved with various caring groups, church women circles, Via de cristo, and PEO. Member of Calvary Lutheran, Park Rapids, MN.